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Posted on: June 29, 2022

[ARCHIVED] Celebrate July 4th in Daytona Beach!

Celebrate July 4th in Daytona Beach!

Enjoy celebrating America’s birthday at one of the many events in Daytona Beach including:

Friday, July 1
5 to 7:30 p.m. Independence Day Block Party at Tanger Outlets

  • Enjoy live music, kids’ fun zone, face painting and more! The Independence Day Block Party will take place near Under Armour.

5 to 9 p.m. Food Truck Rally in Downtown Daytona Beach

  • The Food Truck Rally on Magnolia Avenue between Beach Street and Palmetto Avenue will have an array of great food from the best food trucks in our area, live music and plenty of free parking behind the Riverfront Shops. The downtown restaurants will also be open.

7:15 p.m. Free concert at the Daytona Beach Oceanfront Bandshell: The Boss Project – Bruce Springsteen Tribute

  • There will be food trucks and vendors on site. The Bandshell summer concerts are free to the public with the option to purchase VIP seats for $10 plus applicable surcharges. Guests are welcome to bring their own chairs to the concerts or purchase VIP tickets, which include a seat. VIP tickets are available for purchase online or between 10 a.m. and 5 p.m. Monday through Friday at the Peabody Box Office at 600 Auditorium Blvd.

Saturday, July 2
All Day Daytona Soccer Fest at Daytona International Speedway

  • Daytona International Speedway, in association with Torneos, is bringing world-class soccer and top music performers to the inaugural Daytona Soccer Fest.

7:15 p.m. Free concert at the Daytona Beach Oceanfront Bandshell: Boxers and Southern Cross – Simon & Garfunkel/Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young Tributes

  • There will be food trucks and vendors on site. Fireworks will follow the concerts at 9:45 p.m. The Bandshell summer concerts are free to the public with the option to purchase VIP seats for $10 plus applicable surcharges. Guests are welcome to bring their own chairs to the concerts or purchase VIP tickets, which include a seat. VIP tickets are available for purchase online or between 10 a.m. and 5 p.m. Monday through Friday at the Peabody Box Office at 600 Auditorium Blvd.

Sunday, July 3
All Day Daytona Soccer Fest at Daytona International Speedway

  • Daytona International Speedway, in association with Torneos, is bringing world-class soccer and top music performers to the inaugural Daytona Soccer Fest.

7 p.m. to midnight Red, White & Brew Rock The Block Street Party on Main Street

  • Main Street will be a “pedestrian only zone” from A1A to Peninsula and will feature live music, food trucks and drink specials.

7:15 p.m. Free concert at the Daytona Beach Oceanfront Bandshell: U.S. Bee Gees – Bee Gees Tribute

  • There will be food trucks and vendors on site. Fireworks will follow the concerts at 9:45 p.m. The Bandshell summer concerts are free to the public with the option to purchase VIP seats for $10 plus applicable surcharges. Guests are welcome to bring their own chairs to the concerts or purchase VIP tickets, which include a seat. VIP tickets are available for purchase online or between 10 a.m. and 5 p.m. Monday through Friday at the Peabody Box Office at 600 Auditorium Blvd.

Monday, July 4
9 a.m. July 4th Veterans Ceremony by the Clock Tower between the Boardwalk and the Hilton Daytona Beach Oceanfront Resort at 100 N. Atlantic Ave.

  • Presented by the Marine Corps League Daytona and sponsored by the city, Mayor Henry will read a proclamation as part of the ceremony that will honor deceased Private First Class Albert Samuel Small, who was born in 1905 and served in World War II. He is buried in Sunset Park Cemetery in Daytona Beach next to his wife Turie T. Small, a respected educator and principal of South Side Elementary in Daytona Beach’s Midtown community. The school was renamed Turie T. Small Elementary in her honor.    

10 a.m. July 4th Veterans Parade on Main Street

  • The parade will pay tribute to veterans and first responders. Organized by the Marine Corps League Daytona, the parade’s lineup will feature nearly 30 local military organizations, as well as combat veterans, and the city’s police and fire departments.
  • The parade begins on Main Street at Atlantic Avenue and travels west on Main Street to the base of the Main Street Bridge. The public can view the parade from the sidewalks along Main Street.
  • Motorists should allow for extra time when traveling in the area. Roads affected for the parade include: 
    • Beginning at 9 a.m. Main Street will be closed to motorists from Halifax Avenue to Atlantic Avenue. 
    • Halifax Avenue, Peninsula Drive and Atlantic Avenue will remain open until the parade reaches those intersections, which at that time, the intersections will be closed, and the north and southbound traffic will be stopped to allow the parade to cross. 

7:05 p.m. Independence Day Celebration Tortugas Game

  • The Daytona Tortugas will take on the St. Lucie Mets. There will be special jerseys, merchandise, games and activities. Gates open at 6 p.m. Closing out the night will be post-game fireworks.

7:15 p.m. Free concert at the Bandshell presented by the Friends of the Bandshell: Alter Eagles – Eagles Tribute

  • There will be food trucks and vendors on site. The Bandshell summer concerts are free to the public with the option to purchase VIP seats for $10 plus applicable surcharges. Guests are welcome to bring their own chairs to the concerts or purchase VIP tickets, which include a seat. VIP tickets are available for purchase online or between 10 a.m. and 5 p.m. Monday through Friday at the Peabody Box Office at 600 Auditorium Blvd.

9:45 p.m. Fireworks over the ocean by the Daytona Beach Pier

  • Enjoy a special extended “Bud Light – Lights Up Daytona” fireworks display paired with patriotic music provided by 95.7 The Hog and sponsored in part by the City of Daytona Beach.

For more events happening in Daytona Beach, visit the Daytona Beach Area Convention and Visitors Bureau website.

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